Tag Archives: Remember

Come To the End

Come To the Endby Michael DoyleYou want me to take you seriouslyAs you glare at me furiouslyWith your arms around the guyI caught you with before my replyYou flame me by way of “fuck you” balloonAs I advert my eyes … Continue reading

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First Principles: When We Are Planning For Posterity, We Ought To Remember That Virtue Is Not Hereditary

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” – Thomas Paine (1776)

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On Becoming Truly Human

Based on 1 Corinthians 12: On Becoming Truly Humanby Michael Doyle On becoming human resplendentWe were never meant to be independentBut rather communal in the nature of our beingLiving in a communion of love with all we’re seeing Love is … Continue reading

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Outside My Shadow (Happy Birthday Angie At 14)

Outside My Shadow (Happy Birthday Angie At 14)by Michael DoyleHas it been a lifeOr some kind of a dreamIt’s hard to believeThat you’re turning fourteen14 years ago tomorrowYou first opened your eyesTaking away my sorrowAnd bringing a million surprisesThey say … Continue reading

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How Many Wrong Turns

How Many Wrong Turnsby Michael DoyleHow many wrong turnsCan we believers takeBefore each of us learnsThe truth beyond our heartbreaksThat God’s word can stabilizeWhen all around us starts to crumbleUntil, that is, we realizeThe necessity of keeping humbleIn this nation, … Continue reading

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Remember To Forget

Remember To Forgetby Michael DoyleAs long as there is lifeThere is, at least, some hopeRegardless of our strifeThis helps us to quietly copeThose things that bring us to edgeWe need to forgive as our sinThat which as brought us to … Continue reading

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First Principles: When We Are Planning For Posterity, We Ought To Remember That Virtue Is Not Hereditary

“When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.” – Thomas Paine (1776)

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Thought For the Day: Lest I Keep My Complacent Way, I Must Remember Somewhere Out There A Person Died For Me Today. As Long As There Must Be A War, I Ask and I Must Answer; Was I Worth Dying For?

“Lest I keep my complacent way I must remember somewhere out there a person died for me today. As long as there must be war, I ask and I must answer; was I worth dying for?”- Eleanor Roosevelt

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First Principles: Remember Not Only To Say the Right Thing In the Right Place, But Far More Difficult Still, To Leave Unsaid the Wrong Thing At the Tempting Moment

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”― Benjamin Franklin

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First Principles: Remember Not Only To Say the Right Thing In the Right Place, But Far More Difficult Still, To Leave Unsaid the Wrong Thing At the Tempting Moment

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”–  Benjamin Franklin

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